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Nov 5, 2013 2:00am PST
speaker john boehner has said he thinks that this antidiscrimination law could promote frivolous lawsuits and threaten jobs, and he may not even bring it to the floor for a vote. so, there are a couple of options there. the senate likely to pass this, by the way, with republican support. there were seven republicans who signed on last night as they voted to move the bill forward. the white house could issue an executive order. the president could, and the white house has said that they have not ruled that out, but if they do, it would only cover federal contractors. what they're trying to get at is the majority of the states where there is absolutely no law at all protecting gay and lesbian workers from discrimination in the workplace. mara? >> all right, tracie potts in washington. thanks, tracie. >>> and now let's get to the very latest in sports from my friend, alex witt. alex, good morning. >> and a good morning to you. let's get to it. "monday night football" to talk about. first quarter, aaron rodgers is sacked by bears defensive end mcclelon, injuring rodgers' nonthrowing
Oct 29, 2013 2:00am PDT
president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tells nbc news between 50% and 75% of americans can expect a cancellation letter over the next year. that's because their existing policies don't meet the standards mandated by the new health care law. 2010 obama care regulations also cite a normal turnover in the insurance market. the white house is pushing back on nbc's investigation. deputy press secretary tweeting, quote that's a, not new and b, not caused by aca. for more head to the obama administration granted a six week delay. >>> now the u.s. spy games around the world. president obama is now calling for programs monitoring our allies to stop but new complaints allege the nsa also tapped international private citizens. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from washington. good morning. we're hearing there are calls for a major review? >> reporter
Oct 28, 2013 2:00am PDT
filed under the state harassment law. >>> key west, florida, more than 1,000 people turned out to watch the super hero parade. it was lead by diana nyad that swam from cuba to key west a few months ago. >> and a goolish experience for halloween. spooky decorations and flashing lights and masked workers are part of the experience along with the wash and wax options. very nice. >>> coming up, former massachusetts senator scott brown tests the waters in the granite state. that and the best political buzz of the morning. that is straight ahead. but first, your first look at business. good morning. >> good morning, that's right. apple slated to report it's earnings after today's closing bell. analysts expecting companies to beat estimates as a result of record breaking sales this quarter. in other news, rick snyder expected to testify in detroit's bankruptcy eligible trial today. the governor orchestrated it. twitter hits the mid-atlantic today with a meeting in baltimore as twitter executives do their west with investors around the company. >>> just ahead, he weighs in on the nsa list
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am PST
law enforcement officials. as airport operations returned to normal on sunday, flowers left inside terminal three served as a solemn reminder of the deadly shooting. according to a federal criminal complaint, 23-year-old paul ciancia came prepared with apassault rifle, high capacity magazines, a bag of am new mission and manifesto. >> we found a statement where he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: as me his way through the terminal, ciancia reportedly asked some people if they were with tsa. he moved on when they responded no. but at the security check point, he opened fire. tsa officer, hernandez, about to celebrate his 40th birthday, was killed. two other agents were wounded. as was this high school teacher. ciancia made it about 100 yards into the terminal before police shot him multiple times and took him into custody. officials are waiting to interview him and gain more insight into his motives. >>> now to the nfl. gary kubiac is recovering after he collapsed on the field during last night's game. as he walked off at halftime, he stopped an
Oct 31, 2013 2:00am PDT
morning show americans are split over the health care law. it is all in the new nbc news "wall street journal" poll. it reveals bad news for president obama. tracie potts is live in washington with all of the details. >> reporter: good morning. in the poll, the president's approval rating is at an all-time low. it's he at 42% compared to 51% now disapprove of how the president is doing his job. and take a look at how that has changed over time. going back to january, the beginning of his second term, he was at 52%. then we had the irs scandal and the benghazi hearing. it dropped a bit. by june, the nsa leaks came out. edward snowden was leaking information about america's secrets. his approval rating dropped again. and then by september with the president's critics saying he was indecisive on syria, we saw it drop down to 45% and now 42%. interestingly, the president's likability until now has held up, but for the first time that's upside down, as well, with 41% looking at him positively compared to more, 45%, seeing him in a negative light. and a lot of this now has to do with this t
Nov 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
law. everyone's rights must be protected. >> a senior defense official tells nbc news there are 114 national guard sites not complying with the policy. >>> the skies might be friendlier soon after a decision from the faa. airline passengers will now be allowed to use smart phones, tablets and ereaders on board that includes takeoff and landing as long as everything is in airplane mode. but you still can't make calls or send text messages. many are clamoring to be the first. >>> the new york police department's controversial stop and frisk policy is back in the news. a federal paerls court has put a stop to a major yefr hall of the program. in august, the judge ruled the practice violated civil r50i9s, but the decision late thursday keeps it going for now. opponents contend it unfairly targets minority its, while police say it's vital for security. the judge who struck down the policy is off the case. appeals court says she improperly steered the case for her bench. >>> major bombshells are reviewed about the 2012 presidential election in the soon to be released book "doubledown oi "
Oct 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
lawful and aimed at foreign terrorists and successful in saving lives. but a german member of the european parliament tells nbc news that confidence is destroyed. today a german delegation is expected at the white house to meet with clapper and other security officials. >>> now to a breaking story overnight. a domestic dispute this south carolina ends in an apparent murder-suicide with six people shot dead including two children. greenwood police say a man called 911 tuesday night telling operators he was feeling edgy and wanted to harm himself. a neighbor reported hearing a gunshot. she said children from a nearby home were fleeing to hers. four children were released before the shootings. >> this is a situation that just takes your heart. it's sad. it's horrific. you have to feel -- your heart has to go out to every one of the family members involved. >> police treated the incident as a hostage situation, but when the s.w.a.t. team entered the home, it was already too late. >>> a massive dust storm leads to a deadly pileup on an arizona highway. at least three people are dead fo
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